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 for garb
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Garb \Garb\ (g[aum]rb), n. [OF. garbe looks, countenance, grace,
     ornament, fr. OHG. garaw[imac], garw[imac], ornament, dress.
     akin to E. gear. See Gear, n.]
        (a) Clothing in general.
        (b) The whole dress or suit of clothes worn by any person,
            especially when indicating rank or office; as, the
            garb of a clergyman or a judge.
        (c) Costume; fashion; as, the garb of a gentleman in the
            16th century.
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     2. External appearance, as expressive of the feelings or
        character; looks; fashion or manner, as of speech.
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              You thought, because he could not speak English in
              the native garb, he could not therefore handle an
              English cudgel.                       --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Garb \Garb\ (g[aum]rb), n. [F. gerbe, OF. also garbe, OHG.
     garba, G. garbe; cf. Skr. g[.r]bh to seize, E. grab.] (Her.)
     A sheaf of grain (wheat, unless otherwise specified).
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Garb \Garb\, v. t.
     To clothe; array; deck.
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           These black dog-Dons
           Garb themselves bravely.                 --Tennyson.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular
           occasion; "formal attire"; "battle dress" [syn: attire,
           garb, dress]
      v 1: provide with clothes or put clothes on; "Parents must feed
           and dress their child" [syn: dress, clothe, enclothe,
           garb, raiment, tog, garment, habilitate, fit
           out, apparel] [ant: discase, disrobe, peel,
           strip, strip down, uncase, unclothe, undress]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  92 Moby Thesaurus words for "garb":
     air, apparel, array, attire, bearing, bedeck, bedizenment, bedrape,
     brow, bundle up, carriage, cast, cast of countenance, clad, clothe,
     clothes, clothing, color, complexion, costume, countenance, deck,
     demeanor, dight, drape, drapery, dress, dressing, dud, duds,
     enclothe, endue, enrobe, enshroud, envelop, enwrap, face,
     facial appearance, fashion, fatigues, favor, feathers, feature,
     features, fig, garment, garments, gear, guise, habiliment,
     habilitate, habit, invest, investiture, investment, lap,
     lineaments, linen, lines, looks, mien, muffle up, physiognomy,
     port, posture, presence, rag out, rags, raiment, robe, robes,
     sheathe, shroud, sportswear, stance, style, swaddle, swathe,
     threads, tire, togs, toilette, traits, trim, turn, vestment,
     vesture, visage, wear, wearing apparel, wrap, wrap up

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